How to cope with a psychologically unsafe workplace


If you work in an office, your working environment is probably physically safe, assuming it’s free of electric scooters and ping pong tables. But is your workplace psychologically safe, too

Why connection in the workplace matters


Connection is perhaps the most crucial component in building a productive and efficient workplace. Because connected teams drive collaboration, nurture healthy working relationships, and promote knowledge-sharing. The more connected we are as colleagues, the more efficient our workplace will be

3 ways to boost employee engagement with gamification


Gamification in the workplace remains a hot topic among leaders in the business world as well as within internal communications

There's nothing wrong with taking a mental health day


Sometimes, when the pressures of life and work reach a boiling point, it’s helpful to take a mental health day to recharge our batteries. But in many workplaces that’s simply not an option, so we take a sick day instead.


Live Webinar: Fall in Love with Your Hiring Process

In order to make sure candidates fall in love with your company, you need a simple, structured process. Learn the steps you can take to hire the perfect candidates for your open roles and avoid making a toxic hire.

Effective Leadership: taking note from 5 top CEOs


Strong leadership is a learned process. Developing your personal skill set and management style doesn’t happen overnight, nor will it ever be perfected without need for further improvement.

5 ways to positively impact your workplace culture


Workplace culture is one of those things that’s always there. Like the sky. It’s also one of those things that’s constantly changing whether we like it or not. Like the seasons. And that means it can be hard to impact culture in a meaningful and lasting way. But not impossible


3 reasons why leaders should abandon the 9-to-5 workday


It’s not exactly groundbreaking anymore to argue that the standard 9-to-5 workday is no longer relevant or necessary. It’s been done— a lot. Imagine one of those montages from old movies where the spinning newspaper flies into frame, each headline proclaiming the following

Five for Friday: Workplace Efficiency


Workplace efficiency has been on the minds of employers since the days of Henry Ford and the assembly line, back when the number of transmissions an employee could assemble in an 8-hour shift determined their worth.

7 ways to deliver a better employee experience


Attention to the employee experience is currently on the rise for many organizations.

2019 Compensation Best Practices Report

Following a record-year of job growth in 2018, employees now have the tools to research and evaluate employers, and feel empowered to make moves if they don't like what they find. Get the latest trends in compensation, and find out how your organization stacks up.

7 workplace rules that are holding back your organization


Workplace rules are important. They’re intended to hold us to a standard of professionalism and personal responsibility that keeps everything humming along smoothly


7 reasons why organizational culture is important


Why does it matter that your organizational culture is one way rather than another way? Culture


Everything you need to know about workplace friendships


Your workplace is where you spend the majority of your day, so it’s not surprising that you might form strong bonds, even long-term friendships with your colleagues.

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Five for Friday: Workplace trends to look out for in 2019


Technology is a large impetus for the lightning-fast evolution of the modern workplace. But perhaps even more impactful is the growing demand among employees for more people-centric ways of working.

2018 in Talent Acquisition & The 2019 Impact

2019 will certainly have its own set of talent acquisition challenges. This valuable report reflects on key events in 2018 and extracts critical insights to help lay the path forward this year. Get on board or get left behind with these key takeaways.

Questions to ask your intranet vendor


If your organization has decided that an intranet is one of the best tools for increasing employee engagement, connecting your people, and improving internal communication, I have some good news and some bad news for you

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How an intranet boosts employee engagement


Sometimes when we’re looking for easy solutions to a difficult problem, and it becomes clear that there aren’t any available, we turn to vague aphorisms or questionable sources of information that tell us what we want to hear.

How to manage multiple learning styles


Much has been written about the different ways in which people learn, and while it may seem this is something only educators need to keep in mind, it’s just as important for leaders in any industry

5 challenges of teamwork (and how to overcome them)


Teamwork isn’t really teamwork unless the team actually works. Seems simple enough, but in practice, effective teamwork is hard. Look around your own organization, is there a team that immediately jumps out as the shining example of excellent teamwork? I hope the answer is yes, but it’s likely no

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

The pros and cons of working remotely


Increasingly, technology transforms the way we work. Video conferencing, screen-sharing, intranets, and chat apps have made it possible for people to work from home, in coffee shops or in co-working spaces, which enables collaboration across continents and time zones

5 types of corporate culture you should avoid at all costs


Have you ever started a new job and within a week thought to yourself, “I’ve made a huge mistake”? Maybe the job and your team seemed great at first, but the culture turned out to be a little too much to bear

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What to do if your company has an identity crisis


The growth phase is an exciting time for any company. It’s a period when new people join, larger clients take notice, and the possibilities seem endless. The sky's the limit, as they say. But as companies grow and mature, they usually experience some… changes

Working in silos? Here's how to break them down


Does your workplace suffer from silo mentality? Would you describe your organization as a collection of sealed off departments with few links between them? Is critical information trapped, inaccessible, or sequestered? Do people in one department seem to think differently than people in another department

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Why you should be yourself at work


There’s an adage that goes something like “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Whether this was uttered by Oscar Wilde or not is debatable. Regardless of who said it, the idea is a good one.

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A word on coffee breaks


Ah, the coffee break: a sanctioned 15-minute break during which you and your colleagues can step away from work, socialize, and sip a hot caffeinated beverage


5 companies with great internal communications


Getting internal communications down pat can be extremely difficult, especially when a lot of communications tools simply don’t meet the needs of organizations, or align with how their people prefer to digest content.

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5 causes of employee turnover (and how to prevent them)


Employee turnover describes the number or percentage of employees who leave your organization and will need to be replaced. There are employees who leave for their own reasons (voluntarily) and those who are let go (involuntarily). This article will cover the employees who leave on their own accord

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

How cross-functional teams can improve company culture


A cross-functional team takes representatives from various departments within an organization and places them together to work on a specific task or project. Cross-functional teams are mainly appealing to organizations because they can lead to increased innovation and productivity

Leadership accountability: do you have it?


Being a leader isn’t all it’s cracked up to be


How 5 companies are succeeding with their Jostle intranet


I think every business has this one universal trait

All aboard: how to improve your employee onboarding process


First impressions leave a lasting mark. That’s why it pays to have a plan in place for what happens when new talent comes through the front door of your company

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.